10 Super Stuffed Bell Pepper Recipes

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3/7/2013 6:00 PM   :  18 comments   :  280,501 Views

Are you looking for new ways to eliminate unhealthy ingredients and add more healthy ingredients to your recipes? Stuffed Bell Peppers are a fun way just to do that. A large size bell pepper has about 50 calories and is loaded with folate, magnesium, copper, fiber, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin B6, and potassium. Use peppers in place of high calorie wraps that have very little nutritional value. For an added bonus, stuff your peppers nutritional storehouses like beans, lentils, whole grains, finely chopped veggies and lean meats. Top it off with a puréed vegetable sauce for added flavor. Keep yourself healthy with these 10 super stuffed pepper recipes. 
 

Chicken Fajita Stuffed Peppers

Who says you have to serve fajitas in a flour tortilla? Instead of serving peppers in the fajitas, I serve fajitas in a roasted pepper!
 
CALORIES: 339.1  |  FAT: 9.9g  |  PROTEIN: 31.8g  |  CARBS: 30.5g  |  FIBER: 7.4g
 

Stuffed Bell Peppers


This stuffed bell pepper recipe is really delicious and uses brown rice for added flavor. 

CALORIES: 296.2  |  FAT: 8.6g  |  PROTEIN: 24.4g  |  CARBS: 30.9g  |  FIBER: 4.2g

 

Slow-Cooker Stuffed Bell Peppers


Call on the convenience of your slow-cooker with this healthy recipe.
 
CALORIES: 241.4  |  FAT: 7.5g  |  PROTEIN: 21.6g  |  CARBS: 22.3g  |  FIBER: 2.4g
 

Peppers Stuffed with Quinoa, Spinach and Feta Cheese


A complete vegetarian recipe high in protein and fiber.
 
CALORIES: 196.1  |  FAT: 4.9g  |  PROTEIN: 9g  |  CARBS: 33.6g  |  FIBER: 6.1g
 

Mediterranean Stuffed Peppers


Creamy melt-in-your-mouth peppers are the perfect start to any meal. 
 
CALORIES: 342.1  |  FAT: 24.1g  |  PROTEIN: 18.3g  |  CARBS: 15.8g  |  FIBER: 4g
 

Couscous and Chicken, Feta stuffed Red Peppers


Create a fun flavorful dish with your leftover chicken. 


CALORIES: 384.9  |  FAT: 4.6g  |  PROTEIN: 24.9g  |  CARBS: 65.1g  |  FIBER: 10.7g
 

Pulled Pork Stuffed Peppers


A perfect way to use leftover pulled-pork and it’s a healthier way to enjoy barbeque.
 
CALORIES: 241.2  |  FAT: 12.1g  |  PROTEIN: 13.2g  |  CARBS: 19.6g  |  FIBER: 2.6g
 

Vegan Stuffed Peppers with Black Beans, Mushrooms, and Quinoa


One of my favorite vegan recipes packed with protein.
 
CALORIES: 452.6  |  FAT: 11g  |  PROTEIN: 18.5g  |  CARBS: 75.6g  |  FIBER: 18.5g

 

Bell Peppers Stuffed with Israeli Couscous and Lentils



CALORIES: 256.9  |  FAT: 4.2g  |  PROTEIN: 11.8g  |  CARBS: 45.2g  |  FIBER: 9.5g

What are your favorite ingredients for stuffed peppers? Which of these recipes do you look forward to trying?

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